Columbia man arrested for distribution, forgery

A Columbia man was arrested Thursday after the Boone County Sheriffâ??s Department searched his home.

A search warrant was issued for an apartment in the 800 block of Demaret Drive after an investigation led deputies to believe cocaine was being sold at the residence.

Steven E. Jackson, 31, was taken into custody after authorities found a felony amount of marijuana, a small amount of cocaine, and five counterfeit $20 bills. Electronic scales and drugs packaged for sale were also found.

Jackson faces Distribution of a Controlled Substance and Forgery charges.